How do we handle the hyped-up but somewhat meaningless holiday of Halloween? Saren shares what works for her family when it comes to costumes, pumpkins, sugar, parties, and scary but not-too-scary books and movies.
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Consider what your end goal for this holiday season is. Write it down, and start working backwards!
Do you find Halloween to be fun? Stressful? Scary? Annoying? All of the above? How can you make Halloween really work for your family? This week’s episode offers great ideas!
In this encore episode, Saren interviews Stephanie Langford from Entrefamily.com about her amazing and budget-friendly around-the-world family travels and how every family can help their children become “citizens of the world.” Show Notes Watch Stephanie speak at the Mom Conference October 11, 12, and 13th, 2016. Register for free here. Great posts by Stephanie: A […]
I was tucking my older daughter into bed when she said to me, “I wish I could have met Grandma Valentine.” I told her I wish she had too.
The purpose of the book was to share advice that would help my kids through their teen years. But even more, I wanted them to know how many great people loved and supported them.
In the spirit of encouraging growth and freedom, I’ve made a list of things I will not fix for my kids this summer…
Instead of getting discouraged about what is going on in the political process, get involved and make a difference! You don’t have to be an expert; there are simple things you can do to begin to show up!
I realized that I needed to reconsider my purpose in playing games with my children. Was the point to spend enjoyable leisure time with them? Or was I trying to teach them the rules of the game?
In an attempt to shift gears to a more constructive mindset, we’ve started sitting down at dinner with an evolving list of questions that help us evaluate our day, our mistakes, and our interactions with others.
We love the fun parades, barbecues, and fireworks, but here are some ideas to teach the real meaning of the holiday!
Today is the first day of summer for my family. School is out, the weather is great, and we are excited…so why did I end up in such a grumpy mood this morning?